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slow cooker chicken noodle casserole on white plate with spoon

Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Casserole

An even better version of a beloved childhood classic dinner! This Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Casserole is comfort food at its best, my version leaves out the canned soup and by using the slow cooker you save time making this the perfect weeknight meal! More time for making memories around the table!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 8 hours 45 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 380kcal


  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast or thighs will work
  • 2 ½ cups chicken broth
  • ¼ cup onion, diced
  • 1 tsp herb & garlic seasoning
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 12 oz spaghetti noodles
  • 1 cup crushed potato chips I used parmesan kettle chips
  • 4 oz shredded sharp cheddar cheese


  • Add chicken, broth, diced onion and herb & garlic seasoning to slow cooker
  • Cover and cook on high for 3-4 hours or low for 6-8
  • Remove cover and shred chicken with forks
  • Stir in sour cream and then add spaghetti noodles, breaking apart if needed to fit
  • Press noodles into broth to allow them to cook, cover and return slow cooker to high heat for about 30 minutes or until noodles are done (stir noodles once or twice to ensure they cook evenly)
  • Add cheese on top of cooked noodles and top it off with crushed chips
  • Cover again for just a few more minutes until cheese is melted


  • Stir noodle twice during cooking
  • Use whole wheat noodles and/or flavored chips if desired
  • Keep leftovers in fridge for up to 3 days or freezer for up to 3 months


Calories: 380kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 59mg | Sodium: 241mg | Potassium: 592mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 259IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 145mg | Iron: 1mg